R/chain.R

Defines functions chain

Documented in chain

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chain <- function(...) {
  iterators <- lapply(list(...), iter)

  nextEl <- function() {
    repeat {
      if (length(iterators) == 0) {
        stop('StopIteration', call.=FALSE)
      }

      tryCatch({
        return(nextElem(iterators[[1]]))
      },
      error=function(e) {
        if (identical(conditionMessage(e), 'StopIteration')) {
          iterators <<- iterators[-1]
        } else {
          stop(e)
        }
      })
    }
  }

  object <- list(nextElem=nextEl)
  class(object) <- c('abstractiter', 'iter')
  object
}

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